Engaging with Nature Project Officer

Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust

Thatcham, Berkshire
£10,743 pa (FTE £21,487)

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract


Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Monday, 1st July 2019  

Contract: Fixed Term (2 years), 17.5 hours per week
Based: The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, Berkshire

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic project officer to deliver an exciting new health and wellbeing project: Engaging with Nature. As the Engaging with Nature Project Officer you will work within the Nature Discovery Centre Community Wildlife team and manage the planning and delivery of outdoor sessions designed to improve the mental wellbeing of individuals from our partner organisations.

The successful applicant will have a track record of community engagement and building productive relationships with partners. You will have experience of working with a wide variety of people including community groups, volunteers, and demonstrate an understanding of mental health issues. You will also have an obvious passion for the natural environment and good general knowledge of wildlife and habitats.

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.

For full details on how to apply for the post, please visit our website www.bbowt.org.uk/jobs

CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified.

The closing time and date for applications is 9.00 am on Monday 1 July 2019.
Interviews will be held at the Nature Discovery Centre on Monday 8 July 2019.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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